This is an in-depth look at all the fascinating facts about October 16, 1968 🗓️ that you should know. If your birthday is on this date, prepare to get your mind blown 🤯.
Among the information you’ll find below: western astrology zodiac sign & symbol meanings, your zodiac animal and its characteristics, numerology, as well as awesome things that happened when you were born – from major world and sporting events to the most popular song on your birthday, #1 movie in theaters, your birthstone, celebrities who share your date of birth and much more!
We hope this page will help you understand yourself better. Let’s begin.
📅 Day of Week
October 16th in 1968 was a Wednesday and was the 290th day of the 10th month of 1968 in the Georgian calendar. It was also the 46th day of Fall (autumn) and there was 46 days left until Winter. The next time you can reuse 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same.
⭐️ 4th quarter of the year
⚡️ The 46th day of Fall (autumn)
⏳ This date was 19,455 days ago
🪐 Zodiac sign for this date is Libra
🗓️ October 16, 1968 was a Wednesday
📆 In 2022, October 16 is on a Monday
→ October 16, 1968 in Roman numerals: X XVI MCMLXVIII (mm dd yyyy)
🎉 My Birthday
You were born in the Fall (autumn) of 1968 on a Wednesday. You are 53 years old, and according to the Chineze Zodiac, it was the Year of the Monkey. You have been alive for . If you have been sleeping 8 hours daily since birth, then you have slept a total of 6,485 days or 17.77 years. This equals to about 33% of your life. There were 659 🌖 full moons after you were born up to this day.
⏱️ You are 28,015,633 minutes old
⏳ You have been alive: 466,927 hours
⭐️ You’ve been alive
🌌 Your birth sign is Libra
🐒 You were born in the Year of the Monkey
→ Age on next birthday: 54 years old
Being born in 1968 makes you a part of Generation X. There are six different generations: G.I. Generation, Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z. The generation you are born into makes an impact on your life.Generation X, also known as 'Gen Bust' are born between 1965 and 1979. Gen-Xers are geeks and independent thinkers. Most influential Web sites of today such as Google, YouTube, and Amazon.com, were sprang from the minds of Gen-Xers.
Your birthday numbers are 10, 16 and 1968, which reveal that your Life Path number is 5. Your zodiac sign is Libra with a ruling planet Venus. Your birthstone is the Opal and Tourmaline, and your birth flower is the Marigold.
Continue below to find out what this all means in detail 👇
🎊🎈 Next Birthday
Your next birthday is in . Your birthday will be on a Thursday and your 55th birthday will be on a Monday. Below is a countdown to your next birthday. It’s accurate and is automatically updated.
⏰ FUN FACT: Your first billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on June 24, 2000.
🪐 What’s my zodiac sign?
There are 12 astrological signs, also known as signs of the zodiac, each with its own set of strengths, challenges, moods, patterns, relationships, and more. Your zodiac sign reflects the position of the sun when you were born and is the biggest influence on your life and personality in Astrology.
People who are born on October 16 in 1968 have an zodiac sign of Libra ♎. Libras are social, outgoing and hate to be alone. They also value individuality and are proud to be themselves.
According to Chinese Zodiac calendar, being born in 1968 means your zodiac animal is a Monkey. The Chinese zodiac is based on a 12-year cycle, with each year in a cycle related to an animal sign. A zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture for more than 2,000 years ago. Much like zodiac signs, the Chinese zodiac animal has attributes and significance attached. The animal ruling a person birth year has a great influence on personality, and destiny.
People born in the year of the Monkey love to make people laugh. They're generally energetic and upbeat, but sometimes lack self-control.
This year (2022) is the year of the Tiger.
The ruling planet of Libra is Venus. There are 10 major planets, each represent a different set of qualities and characteristics, and rule over a different part of our lives — each bringing with them their own unique vibes. Knowing the planets and their effects on your life is just as important as knowing your sign. They all affect us differently, and knowing the areas of life they govern is critical to understanding your horoscope.Venus governs your romantic relationships, who you attract, how you attract them, your social skills, how affectionate you are, what you consider beautiful, what you want in a partner, and how you interact with others. It also oversees money – both spending and receiving (earning).
Venus is a planet of luck and good fortune, but not as much as Jupiter. It is always found in the same sign as your Sun, or the two signs directly before or after.
If you were born when Venus was retrograde, you're most comfortable around the people you know. Your finances might be limited when you're younger, but will increase as you age. The same rules apply to your love life as to your finances.
If you were born when Venus was stationary, you have a very active social life, finding love is very important, and you have the potential for financial success.
🪐 Zodiac sign: Libra – ♎
🐒 Zodiac animal: Monkey
🌌 Ruling Planet: Venus ♀
💨 Zodiac Element: Air
→ Zodiac Quality: Fixed
🚶Life Path number
The Life Path number is similar to your zodiac sign. These numbers are used to offer insight into your greater purpose, including strengths, weaknesses, personality, talents, and ambitions. Your Life Path number also exposes the tone of your experiences, and why events occur past, present, and future.
If you were born on October 16, 1968, your Life Path number is 5. The Life Path 5 suggests that you entered this plane with a highly progressive mindset, with the attitude and skills to make the world a better place. Fives are a whirlwind of energy, constantly in need of change and stimulation. The values of fives are adventure, movement, change, while the challenges are to find some kind of daily structure that works for you.
🎵 Your birthday song
The number one song in the US on the day of your birth was "Hey Jude" by The Beatles. (Billboard Hot 100 – October 16, 1968). Ask your parents if they remember this song.
According to a internet myth the song that was topping the charts on your 14th birthday is the one that defines your entire life. The #1 song on your 14th birthday was "Jack & Diane" by John Cougar. On your 18th birthday the number one song was "When I Think Of You" by Janet Jackson, and on your 21st birthday it was "Miss You Much" by Janet Jackson.
🎁 Celebrity birthdays on this day
Below are famous people and celebrities born on October 16, 1968. We could not find a celebrity that shares a birthday with you. However, we update our database constantly, and invite you to check back later to see if we found someone with the same birthday..
🎄 Holidays on October 16No major holidays found for this date.
🌎 The world on this day
Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 3.55 billion, according to census.gov.
Generations can be hard to define. We tend to combine huge groups of people into arbitrary categories based on the decades in which they were born and the presumably shared set of cultural traits that shaped their lives and experiences.The Sixties dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, the 60s also saw the assassinations of US President John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Cuban Missile Crisis, and finally ended on a good note when the first man is landed on the moon.
There were an estimated 120,171,727 babies born throughout the world in 1968. In 1968, the most popular baby name was Lisa for girls and Michael for boys, according to Social Security Administration.
The most popular movie in 1968 was 2001: A Space Odyssey directed by Stanley Kubrick starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester.
📜 Historical events on October 16th
Below are some of the most important events that happened on October 16, 1968.
1813 – Battle of Leipzig, largest battle in Europe prior to WWI, Napoleon's forces defeated by Prussia, Austria and Russia.
1900 – Great Britain and Germany sign the Anglo-German Treaty, agreeing to maintain territorial integrity of China and support'open door' policy called for by US Secretary of State.
1934 – Mao Zedong & 25,000 troops begin 6,000 mile Long March.
1962 – Cuban missile crisis begins as JFK is shown photos confirming the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba.
1978 – Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla elected Pope John Paul II.
🏆 Sports in 1968Green Bay Packers beat Oakland Raiders (33 - 14) to win Super Bowl II on January 14, 1968 in Miami, FL. Detroit Tigers beat St. Louis Cardinals (4 - 3) to win the 1968 World Series. Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers (4 - 2) to win the 1968 NBA Finals. Montreal Canadiens defeated St. Louis Blues (4 - 0) to win the 1968 Stanley Cup.
Birthstones are gems that are associated with a birth month, each stone has a unique meaning and significance.
The birthstone for October 16, 1968 is Opal and Tourmaline. Opal symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word opal comes from the Byzantine Greek "opalus," meaning "precious jewel," and in Sanskrit, "gem, stone." The birthstone for this year (2022) is Garnet.
🌼 Birth flower
Everyone knows about their zodiac sign, but few people are familiar with their birth flower. In the same way that we have a unique birthstone associated with each month, every month has a birth flower that has its own special meaning.
The birth flower for October is Marigold. Marigold is also called the "herb of the sun", representing passion and even creativity.
🍾 It’s my birthday quotes'Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.' - Mark Twain 👌 FUN FACT: How do you say 'Happy Birthday' in German? 'Alles Gute zum Geburtstag'.
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💬 Birthday messages'Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.'
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It’s my birthday wishes'Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy birthday!'
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